#### mathematics [1]

The science that uses deductive reasoning to study the properties of abstract entities such as numbers, space and functions and the relations between them.

#### is greater than

Sign denoting that the value on the left is of greater magnitude than the number that follows.

#### is greater than or equal to

Sign denoting that the result of an operation is equal to or of greater magnitude than the number that follows.

#### is less than

Sign denoting that the value on the left is of smaller magnitude than the number that follows.

#### is less than or equal to

Sign denoting that the result of an operation is equal to or of smaller magnitude than the number that follows.

#### plus or minus

Sign denoting that the positive and negative values of the number that follows bracket a range of values.

#### is identical with

Binary sign denoting that the result of the operation noted on the left has the same value as the operation noted on the right.

#### is not identical with

Binary sign denoting that the result of the operation noted on the left does not have the same value as the operation noted on the right.

#### equals

Sign denoting the result of an operation.

#### is not equal to

Sign denoting that the result of an operation is not close to the same value as the one on the right.

#### is approximately equal to

Sign denoting that the result of an operation is close to the same value as the one on the right.

#### is equivalent to

Sign denoting that the value on the left is the same magnitude as the one on the right.

#### divided by

Sign denoting a number (dividend) is to be divided by another (divisor); the result is a quotient.

#### multiplied by

Sign denoting that a number is to be multiplied by another; the result is a product.

#### minus/negative

Sign denoting that a number is to be subtracted from another; the result is a difference.

#### plus/positive

Sign denoting that a number is to be added to another; the result is a sum.